The casino had different music and attempted to offer an upscale experience for a budget price. The design was a strange combination of old and modern. The various cuts of vintage looking carpet were sweet. Even though some furniture was like it was from Ikea. The overall environment was fun and almost obnoxious.
This is a big week in Las Vegas as the years-long conversion of Monte Carlo to Park MGM is finally complete. Here is the first of many articles on TravelZork about the conversion if you don’t remember the beginning of this journey.
A few weeks ago a friend texted a picture of his wife at Du-par’s during Happy Hour at the Suncoast. Yes, Du-par’s is still in business. No, Du-par’s is no longer at the Golden Gate. The restaurant at the SUNCOAST HOTEL and CASINO serves the same delicious pancakes and French Toast that we’ve come to know and love over the years.
New Parking Fee Structure The news is often lost in a headline or a tweet. This week we saw an example of that with the Cosmopolitan. So many news outlets and media types were quick to say that The Cosmopolitan is getting rid of parking fees next year.
Did you make a reservation for Las Vegas on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? The question is just a curiosity. The deals were as good as I can remember in a while. I thought about getting a midweek room at the Cosmopolitan for a BOGO price but decided against it.
When MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment reported earnings a few weeks ago we told you to expect new promotions aimed at leisure visitors. Well, that didn’t take long. The holiday season is bringing those deals to potential visitors. Twitter has been abuzz all week with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales that are discounting room rates and resort fees parking fees.
In a perfect world, by the time you read this, I’ll be out and about with some friends instead of locked inside my apartment. Without further adieu, let’s get into a long Quick Hits version of Vegas News. I’ve never seen Vanderpump Rules but I know that there are plenty of people that watch the show.
Casino operator earnings season is quite fun when business is good. It’s at least interesting when the businesses are in flux. Earnings calls and reports from casino operators can be downright sad too. This was one of those sad weeks in corporate earnings. The Third quarter earnings report for Wynn Resorts wasn’t good.
This is going to be a different look at the news from Las Vegas. We’re going to focus mainly on earnings + also a look at New Vegas….
SEMA is in Las Vegas this week. The show will take place from October 30 – November 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Why am I telling you this off the bat? The automotive specialty products trade show is one of the largest in Las Vegas every year.